A simple questionnaire for the prediction of vitamin D deficiency in Japanese adults (Vitaimn D Deficiency questionnaire for Japanese: VDDQ-J)

@article{Kuwabara2018ASQ,
  title={A simple questionnaire for the prediction of vitamin D deficiency in Japanese adults (Vitaimn D Deficiency questionnaire for Japanese: VDDQ-J)},
  author={Akiko Kuwabara and Naoko Tsugawa and Kei Mizuno and H Ogasawara and Yasuyoshi Watanabe and Kiyoshi Tanaka},
  journal={Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-10}
}
Vitamin D deficiency (VDD) is associated with an increased risk of various diseases. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] concentration is the best marker for vitamin D status and its concentration < 20 ng/mL indicates VDD. However, its measurement is not easily applicable for the evaluation of vitamin D status in the general population because of its cost. Therefore, we aimed to develop a simple questionnaire for easily identifying the risk of VDD. From the total sample (649 healthy subjects… CONTINUE READING
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